Congratulations to Justice Martha Koome—First Woman Chief Justice of Kenya


April 27, 2021

For immediate release

Washington, DC— The Institute for African Women in Law notes with excitement the recent selection of Justice Martha Koome (CA) as the first woman Chief Justice of Kenya by the Judicial Service Commission of Kenya following a rigorous search.

Justice Koome's judicial experience, passion for the rule of law, and human rights made her a perfect candidate for the position. Justice Koome came out as the top candidate from a list of ten candidates vying for the position.